Category Archives: Children and young people

Abstract Watch: Current thinking in paediatric palliative care and transition to adult care

The palliative care (PC) needs of children living with a terminal or life-limiting illness are unique. Barry R. Ashpole is a Communications Consultant, Educator and Media Specialist from Ontario, Canada, who contributes a bi-annual post for the blog. Here, he presents … Continue reading

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Why my hat’s on for children’s palliative care – #HatsOn4CPC

CELEBRATING HATS ON FOR CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE – FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2018 – a day to raise international awareness of the work of children’s hospices and children’s palliative care services worldwide.  Lizzie Chambers, Director of Research and Programmes, Together for … Continue reading

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Celebrating Hats On for Children’s Palliative Care – #HatsOn4CPC – 2018  

HATS ON FOR CHILDREN’S PALLIATIVE CARE – FRIDAY, 12 OCTOBER 2018 – a day to raise international awareness of the work of children’s hospices and children’s palliative care services worldwide. Ahead of this year’s Hats on for Children’s Palliative Care, Professor … Continue reading

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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss – part three

Concluding our series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK In the final part of this story, Judy Debenham describes how the support that Rachel is receiving from the Candle team is … Continue reading

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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss – part two

Continuing our short series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK Today, we present the second part of a story about Rachel who is referred to the Candle Service, part of St … Continue reading

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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss

A new short series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK . . . Today, Judy Debenham introduces us to Rachel who has just been referred to the Candle Service, part of … Continue reading

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Merimna: Caring for children and families experiencing illness and death

Continuing our short series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK . . . Over 20 years Merimna has provided bereavement support to more than 50,000 children, parents, and school communities. Danai … Continue reading

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